News & Events

Congratulations to our Brighton Half Marathon Runners!

By editor | 21/04/2015

Yesterday, a team of 11 runners completed the Brighton Half Marathon in order to raise funds for MindOut and support us in providing vital mental health services to the LGB&T communities in Brighton & Hove. Although the race has been run, there is still time to donate to our team if you would like to … Read more

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Relive our Annual Celebration Event!

By editor | 21/04/2015

Here you can watch a video of some of the photos taken at our Annual Celebration Event!

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CEO, Helen Jones, receives MBE in the New Years Honours

MindOut is delighted to announce that our out-going founder CEO, Helen Jones, will receive an MBE in the New Years Honours. She is being honoured for her contribution to LGBTQ mental health over the 22 years since she started MindOut. ‘When I heard that I was offered an MBE I considered whether or not to ... Read more
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New course of Self-Advocacy workshops for LGBTQ people over 50

As part of MindOut’s Age Matters project, we are planning a series of workshops for older LGBTQ people. These workshops will be held via Zoom. Self-Esteem for LGBTQ people over 50 13:00 Thursday 4 February 2022 Facilitators: Karen Dresback 50+ Project Advocacy Worker and Dawn Hayes 50+ Project Leader  Assertiveness Skills for LGBTQ people over ... Read more
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Job Vacancy: LGBTQ People of Colour Development Manager

LGBTQ People of Colour Development Manager 35 hours per week Salary: £27,306 per annum, increasing to £30,000 after six months Join our dynamic, growing LGBTQ mental health service. You will lead our work to embed anti-racist practice, promote mental health within LGBTQ PoC communities and identify the gaps. You will need: experience of mental health, community consultation and ... Read more
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The Big Give Christmas Challenge turns up trumps

For our winter fundraising campaign this year we tested out The Big Give Christmas Challenge. As the largest match funding campaign in the UK, we gave our supporters the opportunity to double their donation so they could have twice the impact on MindOut’s counselling service. We never expected to hit our £4000 target within 24 ... Read more
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MindOut’s LGBTQ(+) glossary

Welcome to MindOut’s LGBTQ (+) glossary. There will always be evolving terminology around sexual and gender identities and simple explanations can be useful. Here’s our guide to help us all be better allies.    Sexual Orientation Glossary   + (plus) ‍The ‘+’ at the end of LGBTQ+ is used to acknowledge the many terms to describe those that have a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, as not all of these identities are specified in the LGBTQ initialism, which stands for lesbian, ... Read more
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The Body Shop – A socially responsible corporate

We LOVE The Body Shop! And luckily for us, they seem to love us too. MindOut has worked with TBS since 2019 when we were chosen as one of their charities of the year. Since then they have continued to impress us with their commitment to LGBTQ mental health and they are a shining example ... Read more
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‘Winter blues’ tips with Darren, our Counselling Coordinator

As the days draw shorter, the sun gets low in the sky and the weather turns cold, our pace of life can change, and with it our outlook. Many of us will have had this sense of ‘the winter blues.’ For some people, the effects can be really heavy and we’d consider them to have ... Read more
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The Big Give Christmas Challenge, 2021

This year MindOut has been selected to participate in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021, which is the UK’s largest match funding campaign. We’ve set the target of raising £4K for our counselling services and all donations will be match funded for 7 days from 12pm on the 30th November, #GivingTuesday. One donation, twice the ... Read more
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This Trans Awareness Week we caught up with our trans advocate Lou and trustee Vicky-Jane

Hi Lou, what can people expect from MindOut’s Trans advocacy service? The Trans Advocacy Service works one-on-one with people, to empower and support them to use their voice to make meaningful change on issues impacting them. I work with people on a huge range of issues, both small and large, such as responding to transphobia ... Read more
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